Josh Duhamel to Host 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards


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Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Safe Haven star Josh Duhamel is gearing up to host Nickelodeon’s 26th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards in a live ceremony airing Saturday night at 8 from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles.

The nominees include the usual mix of kid-friendly TV shows, like iCarly and Wizards of Waverly Place, and super-popular celebrities such as Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr. and Selena Gomez.

Two new categories have been introduced for this year’s ceremony: favorite villain and favorite app.

The show will feature appearances by Duhamel’s pregnant wife, Fergie, as well as Sandra Bullock, Steve Carell, Darren Criss and Cory Monteith of Glee, Jaden Smith, Amanda Seyfried, Kaley Cuoco, Miranda Cosgrove, Neil Patrick Harris, Ashley Tisdale, Gabby Douglas, Kristen Wiig, Megan Fox and many more.

Here are the nominees in the non-music categories:

Favorite TV Show
Good Luck Charlie
Wizards of Waverly Place

Favorite Reality Show
America’s Got Talent
American Idol
The Voice

Favorite Cartoon
The Fairly OddParents
Phineas and Ferb
SpongeBob SquarePants
Tom and Jerry

Favorite TV Actor
Jake T. Austin, Wizards of Waverly Place
Lucas Cruikshank, Marvin Marvin
Ross Lynch, Austin & Ally
Carlos Pena, Big Time Rush

Favorite TV Actress
Miranda Cosgrove, iCarly
Selena Gomez, Wizards of Waverly Place
Victoria Justice, Victorious
Bridgit Mendler, Good Luck Charlie

Favorite Movie
The Amazing Spider-Man
Marvel’s The Avengers
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
The Hunger Games

Favorite Movie Actor
Johnny Depp, Dark Shadows
Andrew Garfield, he Amazing Spider-Man
Zachary Gordon, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Will Smith, Men in Black 3

Favorite Movie Actress
Vanessa Hudgens, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island
Scarlett Johansson, Marvel’s The Avengers
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Kristen Stewart, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2

Favorite Animated Movie
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Wreck-It Ralph

Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie
Chris Rock, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Adam Sandler, Hotel Transylvania
Ben Stiller, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted
Taylor Swift, The Lorax

Favorite Male Buttkicker
Robert Downey Jr., Marvel’s The Avengers
Andrew Garfield, The Amazing Spider-Man
Chris Hemsworth, Marvel’s The Avengers
Dwayne Johnson, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Favorite Female Buttkicker
Anne Hathaway, The Dark Knight Rises
Scarlett Johansson, Marvel’s The Avengers
Jennifer Lawrence, The Hunger Games
Kristen Stewart, Snow White and the Huntsman

Favorite Male Athlete
LeBron James
Michael Phelps
Tim Tebow
Shaun White

Favorite Female Athlete
Gabrielle Douglas
Danica Patrick
Serena Williams
Venus Williams

Other Categories
Favorite Villain

Reed Alexander, iCarly
Simon Cowell, The X Factor
Tom Hiddleston, Marvel’s The Avengers
Julia Roberts, Mirror Mirror

Favorite Book
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Harry Potter series
The Hunger Games series
Magic Tree House series

Favorite Video Game
Just Dance 4
Mario Kart 7
Skylanders Giants
Wii Sports

Favorite App
Angry Birds
Fruit Ninja
Temple Run

The Kids’ Choice Awards air live at 8 p.m. on Nickelodeon.

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